Soochow Creek and part of the Continental Bank Godown, Shanghai, October 1937
© 2014 Historical Photographs of China
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JM04-101. Photograph numbered 101, published in 'The Sino-Japanese Hostilities 1937 / Shanghai'. Caption in Index: 'To the South of the Godown Block House "F" foot of Yu Ya Ching Road Bridge manned by British troops. South of Creek bank by American Marines. Oct. 29, 1937.' The Continental Bank warehouse is the large building on the right with writing below the roof. This godown was next to the Sihang Warehouse 四行仓库). The godowns were the location of part of the Battle of Shanghai, as dramatised in the (historically inaccurate) blockbuster film 'The Eight Hundred' (八佰 Ba Bai). See JM02-071, JM04-102 and JM04-103.
Friday 29 October 1937
Black and white photograph
University of Bristol Library, Special Collections